Glaucoma Repeat Readings and OHT Monitoring pathway

The aim of this pathway is to:

  • reduce unnecessary referrals to the hospital eye service
  • reduce patient anxiety and increase capacity within the overburdened hospital glaucoma clinics
  • provide a more cost effective service with a greater number of patients being managed within the primary care setting

Latest news and updates about the Glaucoma/OHT pathway

28 November 2017

LOCSU has produced a briefing document on the implications of the recent NICE Glaucoma Guideline (NG 81) for locally commissioned Glaucoma Repeat Readings and Referral Refinement services in England

LOCSU support for the pathway

LOCSU has developed a range of downloadable support for practitioners who want to introduce these pathways in their area including:

Additional resources also include:

Skills and training support for Glaucoma Repeat Readings

Nice Guidelines on Glaucoma

College of Optometrist member briefing on NICE guidance on Glaucoma

Joint Colleges Glaucoma Commissioning guidance

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Dates for the diary

National Optical Conference 2018

Chesford Grange hotel, Nr Kenilworth, Warwick CV8 2LD

Annual NOC for LOC officers and its members

2018-11-14 17:00:00 - 2018-11-15 17:30:00

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Contact telephone number: 020 7549 2051

East Yorkshire LOC's AGM

Village Hotel, Henry Boot Way, Hull HU4 7DY

Annual AGM

2018-11-19 18:30:00 - 2018-11-19 21:00:00

Contact name: Ean Blair

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Contact telephone number: 07768 492806

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